Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading.
Anyone can participate.
The hunt is on for scholar Sylvestre Bonnard in this classic French novel from 1881. A member of the Académie Française, France (Jacques Anatole François Thibault) was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1921.
The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard
by Anatole France
“And why,” I asked myself, “why should I have learned that this precious book exists, if I am never to possess it–never even to see it? I would go to seek it in the burning heart of Africa, or in the icy regions of the Pole if I knew it were there.
I’m reading the English translation from Project Gutenberg (free here), but was fascinated by the Romanian cover shown above.
Also see Sylvestre Bonnard, Bibliophile.
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